Luca Urlando Swims Lifetime Best 200 IM for TYR Pro Series Win in Clovis

Luca Urlando; Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

After setting a new National Age Group Record in the 200 Butterfly on night three, Luca Urlando added another win to his tally this week in the 200 IM.




Men’s 200 IM

DART Swimming’s Luca Urlando picked up his second win of the meet, claiming the 200 IM in a lifetime best 2:00.12. The time bumps him from fifteenth to ninth in the USA Swimming All Time 17-18 rankings in this event, coming in just one one hundredth ahead of National Teamer Carson Foster.

Urlando used a strong opening 100 (25.93-31.84; 57.77) to take the lead in this event. Puerto Rico’s Jarod Arroyo was second in 2:03.29.

15-year-old posted a quick 2:05.60 four fourth place. Mexico’s Hector Ruvalcaba Cruz (2:06.17), Jonathan Affeld (2:08.97), Spencer Klinsky (2:12.30) and Brodie Young (2:13.20) placed fifth through eighth.